Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
313 p. ;
Make Way For BooksHow do you decide when the better option means great personal loss? Gripping adventure surrounds a tale of identity and impossible decision in this latest installment of Haddix's unforgettable "The Missing" series. (Book Two in Missing Series)
Publisher SummaryJonah, Katherine, Chip, and another boy, Alex, have no preparation before they are sent back to 1483 at the Tower of London, with the promise that they can return to the present if they can repair history. They quickly discover that Chip and Alex's true identities are the 13-year-old King Edward V and his 10-year-old brother, Richard, Duke of York. But before Chip can enjoy being the king of England, they discover that they are virtually prisoners—and that their uncle wants them dead. How can the kids repair time and return home when according to history, Chip and Alex were murdered?
Jonah, Katherine, Alex and Chip are sent back in time to 1483 to fix history by preventing a murderous plot against the two young princes by their uncle, Richard III, in order for disaster to be averted in the present day.